After his wish, his mother-in-law, Abigail Igwe also joined in celebrating his sweet mother.
Yobo simply flaunted several pictures he took with his mum alongside cute words to mark her special day.
His words, “Happy birthday woman of God, I declare overshadow of the Holy Spirit upon you as you celebrate. Praise God.”
HBD to her. LLNP.
Joseph Michael Yobo (born 6 September 1980) is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a centre back. He was the captain of the Nigerian national team until his international football retirement in June 2014, and is Nigeria’s joint record appearance holder. On 12 February, 2020 he was appointed Assistant coach of the Super Eagles by the Nigeria Football Federation.
Yobo’s birthplace is Kono, a community in the Khana area of Rivers State, Nigeria. Yobo left Nigeria to join Standard Liège in 1998. He made his first team debut in 2000, and went on to appear 46 times. In 2001, he was bought by Marseille.
Yobo is a former Nigeria international, who has been capped 101 times and represented the Super Eagles at three FIFA World Cups and six Africa Cup of Nations tournaments.
In 2010, following a brief courtship, Yobo married former MBGN Adaeze Igwe in a midnight ceremony held in Jos. The couple wedded in a very low key ceremony barely three months after they met in December 2009. However, it is known that they are said to be trying to hide their marital troubles from the press and general public. The couple welcomed a baby boy named Joey Yobo April 2010.